Tottenham puts an end to Manchester City’s 100% Premier League record with an impressive 2-0 victory at White Hart Lane.
City had won 10 and drawn one of their opening 11 competitive matches under Guardiola and another win would have seen the Catalan stand alone with the best start to a managerial career in the Premier League.

Tottenham, who now stand as the only unbeaten side in the league, were rewarded for thier fluid atyacking display in front of their home supporters, with Mauricio Pochettino’s men fully deserving of the three points for a slick and vibrant attacking display against a tiki-taka loving side of Manchester City.

David Silva would have put City ahead had he made any contact at the near post from Jesus Navas’ low right-wing centre in the fourth minute 

However, Spurs’ fluent attacking play was causing lots of  problems for the City defence with Son in particular who was a constant thorn in the flesh for City’s defence 

Tottenham broke the deadlock in comical circumstances, though. Kolarov – under no pressure – who miskicked his clearance from Danny Rose’s left-wing cross past a helpless Claudio Bravo.

Spurs continued in the ascendancy and Son tested Bravo with a near-post drive, before Christian Eriksen flashed a 20-yard free-kick past the left-hand post.

The visitors were perhaps fortunate not to have Nicolas Otamendi sent off for a second bookable offence for a trip on Alli, but it was deservedly 2-0 before the interval.

Alli got a lucky break when his pass deflected off Pablo Zabaleta into Son’s path and the England midfielder continued his run to take Son’s throughball before coolly slotting past Bravo.

There was no let-up after the break and Son curled a left-foot effort wide, before Bravo parried a low 25-yard drive from Victor Wanyama to safety.

The home side survived a scare when Sergio Aguero sprung the offside trap to hit a left-foot shot at Hugo Lloris that eventually bounced off the post.

From there, City showed signs of improvement going forward, but couple of shaky moments in defence twice led to chances for Eriksen who could only deliever his shots into Claudio Bravo’s waiting arms.

Tottenham then had a great chance to put the match beyond doubt when Fernandinho was penalised for a kicking Alli in the penalty area, but Bravo dived to his left to keep out Lamela’s spot-kick.

Lloris had to be alert to make smart stops from Kelechi Iheanacho and Aguero as City applied the pressure in the closing stages, but the visitors were unable to preserve their unbeaten status under Guardiola.

Both Tottenham and Manchester City were both missing big players in Kane and Kevin de Bruyne respectively and it was obvious that its Tottenham who coped better .

It was a wonderful match at the White Hart Lane , which you wouldn’t want to take your eyes off the screen.

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